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Chile to relaunch southern fibre tender in April

Tuesday 14 February 2017 | 10:44 CET | News
Chile is set to relaunch the tender for the 'Fibra Optica Austral' project to roll out 3,000 km of fibre-optic infrastructure in the southern Patagonia region in April, reports local daily La Tercera, citing communications undersecretary Rodrigo Ramirez. The first tender for the USD 100 million was postponed last year when just one company – Conexiones y Telefonía Austral – bid for one of the four sections of the proposed network. The country's regulator Subtel has now amended the rules to make the auction more attractive to operators, with GDT and Movistar (Telefonica) said to be interested

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Companies: Movistar / Subtel / Telefonica
Countries: Chile
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